Visakhapatnam, July 25: A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, who went missing last week, was found dead here on Tuesday. The body of Karthik (21) was found at a beach here. He was suspected to have died by suicide Police shifted the body to King George Hospital for autopsy and took up investigation. A student of B. Tech (Mechanical) second year had left the campus on July 17. Hyderabad Shocker: Minor Boy Found Dead in Drain, Family Suspect Human Sacrifice; CCTV Video Shows Accused Carrying Body.

His phone was also switched off. On receipt of the information from the IIT authorities, his parents rushed to the institute on July 19. They lodged a complaint with the Sangareddy rural police. Police and the student's family members had searched him at various places. During the investigation, police traced the mobile phone signal to Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad: Woman’s Body Found in Plastic Bag in Tukkuguda Area, Rape Suspect; Case Registered.

A team of policemen along with Karthik's parents left for Visakhapatnam. The student hails from Miryalguda in Nalgonda district. IIT Hyderabad is located at Kandi in Sangareddy district.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 25, 2023 10:18 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website